Articles | Volume 23, issue 5
Technical note
14 May 2019
Technical note |  | 14 May 2019

Technical Note: On the puzzling similarity of two water balance formulas – Turc–Mezentsev vs. Tixeront–Fu

Vazken Andréassian and Tewfik Sari


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ED: Publish subject to revisions (further review by editor and referees) (18 Apr 2019) by Martijn Westhoff
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RR by Anonymous Referee #1 (25 Apr 2019)
ED: Publish as is (25 Apr 2019) by Martijn Westhoff
Short summary
In this Technical Note, we present two water balance formulas: the Turc–Mezentsev and Tixeront–Fu formulas. These formulas have a puzzling numerical similarity, which we discuss in detail and try to interpret mathematically and hydrologically.